SEATTLE - Three members of an international drug trafficking organization were sentenced on June 18, 2019, in U.S. District Court in Seattle to prison terms ranging from 24 to 32 months for distributing more than a thousand kilograms of illegal marijuana.
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PORTLAND, Ore.—Osasuyi Kenneth Idumwonyi, 58, of Houston, Texas was sentenced on June 3, 2019, to 108 months in federal prison and three years’ supervised release for illegally distributing opioids.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Two California men have been sentenced for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy to transport methamphetamine and heroin from the Lower 48 to Ketchikan for distribution.
PORTLAND, Ore.—Daniel Stewart Gregg, 67, of Ashland, Oregon, was sentenced on May 23, 2019, to 46 months in federal prison and two years’ supervised release for engaging in a conspiracy to traffic Oregon-grown marijuana across state lines.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Rosalio Emmanuel Sanchez, age 33, of Pasco, Washington, was sentenced on May 29, 2019, after having been convicted after a 5-day jury trial in March 2019, of one count of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and five kilograms of cocaine and one count of distributing 50 grams or more of pure methamphetamine.
Moses Lake man sentenced to over 12 years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine
SPOKANE, Wash. – Loren John Jay Meade, age 32, of Moses Lake, Washington, was sentenced today after having pleaded guilty on October 2, 2018, to conspiracy to distribute 50 or more grams of actual methamphetamine. Chief United States District Judge Thomas O. Rice sentenced Meade to a 12 year and four month term of imprisonment, to be followed by a five-year term of court supervision after he is released from federal prison.
PORTLAND, Ore.—In related criminal cases, Cole Williams Griffiths and Raleigh Dragon Lau pleaded guilty on April 22, 2019, for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic marijuana grown in Hood River, Oregon and Portland to Virginia, Texas, and Florida.
SEATTLE – This Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time, the Drug Enforcement Administration and its local law enforcement, community and tribal partners in the Pacific Northwest will collect expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications at one of 230 collection sites. There are 19 collection sites in Alaska, 45 in Idaho, 61 in Oregon, and 105 in Washington State.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Christopher Thomas Howard, a/k/a “Indy,” 33, of Fairbanks, has been federally indicted with three counts of distribution of methamphetamine. Howard was arrested on April 5, 2019, based on a criminal complaint.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Carlos Peraza-Kissi, age 25, of Yakima, Washington, was sentenced April 17, 2019, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. United States District Judge Stanley A. Bastian sentenced Peraza-Kissi to a 188-month term of imprisonment, to be followed by a five-year term of court supervision after he is released from federal prison.